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What test do they use to find cirrhosis of the liver

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
You saved your life: If your cirrhosis was not biopsy-proven, you may just have had alcoholic hepatitis or bad fatty change. If it was proven on imaging, you will always h ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Biopsy: Blood tests and imaging studies can suggest a diagnosis of cirrhosis, confirmation requires biopsy (usually needle biopsy) and examination of the tiss ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karl Spector
24 years experience Addiction Medicine
#1 is Blood test: I'm really not sure what is meant by "personalized medicine" (i guess i thought all medicine was personalized!) but the tests that are needed for poss ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience Family Medicine
Family practice: It is recommended to follow the liver enzyme panel which is a blood test. If any elevation of them occurs it needs to be stopped. It could cause cirrh ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Both; Gi can biopsy: Either can do the history, physical, appropriate blood tests, and order supporting imaging studies, like sonograms. Gi docs are trained to do liver bi ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: Liver disease would not interfere with the confirmatory drug testing.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Multiorgan dz: Not sure what you want. Your brother is very sick and has serious abnormalities. He needs to be followed by cardilogy, GI and follow their instruction ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
These : These lab results are consistent with your condition, and indicate an advanced disease process. You need to be followed closely by your doctor. If you ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
No.: I'm not certain what specifically you mean by "excessive" and "longer periods" but, providing your overall diet is healthy and well balanced, it shoul ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
How do you FEEL?: Congratulations on your sobriety. I hope you are as pleased as the people who have loved you along your journey through life. With good labs, the best ... Read More
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